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Author Young, R. (Robert), 1940-

Title Intercultural communication : pragmatics, genealogy, deconstruction / Robert Young
Published Clevedon, Avon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, [1996]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  303.482 You/Icp  AVAILABLE
Description 214 pages ; 21 cm
Series Multilingual matters
Multilingual matters (Series)
Contents 1. A Wager on Hope -- 2. Culture and Difference -- 3. Translation and the Reality of Social Life -- 4. Postmodernism and Conversation -- 5. The Ideal of Intercultural Learning -- 6. The Politics of Intercultural Communication -- 7. Critical Cultural Action: Pragmatics, Genealogy, Deconstruction -- 8. Conclusion: A New Postmodern Professionalism
Summary In a world characterized by increased migration, travel, international co-operation and ethnic conflict, this volume reviews intercultural communication and action. Contributions from cultural anthropology, behavioural science, critical theory, philosophy and postmodern thought are examined
Analysis Cross-cultural communication
Cross-cultural communication
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communication and culture.
Ethnic relations.
Ethnic conflict.
Intercultural communication.
International cooperation.
LC no. 95025383
ISBN 1853592854 (paperback: alk. paper)
1853592862 (alk. paper)